Key Account Manager

Caselton Clark
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
*** Key Account Manager ***
*** FMCG Premium Drinks ***
*** Circa 40K plus 20% bonus and company benefits ***
*** Nationwide ***

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most renowned drinks companies - With a global presence and huge opportunities to progress, this opportunity is too good to miss! We are looking for a dynamic, commercially aware Key Account Manager to join their successful wholesale team; one of the most strategically influential channels within this sector.

Company Overview

This premium drinks business has built a strong reputation in the FMCG industry and are known for their first class professional acumen. As well as having some of the strongest, super premium brands in the market, they are passionate about developing their people as well as their brands.

The company are seeing year on year growth across these leading brands, as well as acquiring a recently new iconic drinks brand to their portfolio, which makes it an exciting time to join and progress your career. They offer a very competitive package as well as a forward-thinking, inclusive ethos which makes them stand out from other employers in the market place.

Position Overview

With this role developing swiftly into a National Account Manager position, this is for an individual who is looking for progression and who has the ability to grow long term stable growth within the channel. Handling accounts such as Todays Group, Best Way and Demicha, this position allows you to make a name for yourself within one of the most important channels for the portfolio.

*To implement strong business development strategies, to ensure the premium brands are the preference of all clients and customers
*Development of customer contact strategies
*Ensuring joint business plans support and align with existing and future contracts
*Co-ordinate effective and timely management of prices increases
*Deliver commercially viable plans in line with the overall company budget; from monthly forecasting to annual margins, revenue and volume targets

Experience Required

*Experience as an Account Manager
*Ideally to have had exposure within an FMCG company
*Exemplary selling ability & experience with a premium drinks brand
*Forming and managing strong relationships at all levels

Key Attributes

*An unrivaled ability to interpret financial measures in order to forecast and implement strong commercial plans
*Have a great understanding on the overall business, building alignment and integration of plans
*Be a strong communicator, with the ability to oversee and manage a team effectively
*Manage and develop existing relationships, communicating new insights and sustaining credibility, as well as enabling the ability to influence and negotiate
*Resilient & persistent
*Strong drive & ambition to grow and develop within the business
*Creative thinker, able to think outside of the box and focused on solutions to delivering strong results

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*** If you feel you are not suited to this role but know someone who is, please contact us for details of our generous referral scheme ***

Caselton Clark are Head Hunters specialising in FMCG Drinks industry from Graduate to Director Level. We work in the following sectors: On Trade, Off Trade, Sales, Business Development, Trade Marketing, Consumer Marketing, Regional Accounts (RAM, KAM), National Accounts (SNAM, NAM & NAE) and Director level positions. Based in central London we work globally. Please visit our website